Barrie Colts forward Roy Radke moves the puck against Belleville Bulls right winger Jake Bricknell, left, and defenceman Alix Yuill, right, during first period OHL playoff action at the Barrie Molson Centre Thursday night. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/QMI AGENCY

Colts grab Game 1

The Barrie Colts came into this playoff series as the prohibitive favourite. But that doesn’t mean wins would come easily.

Kempenfelt Bay Athletic Club wrestling head coach Nicholas Cryer, left, is shown with his former wrestlers and recently crowned 2015 Junior Canadian Wrestling champions (from left) Jessica Brouilette, Tyler Rowe and Julie Steffler. The trio competed in last weekend's 2015 ASICS Junior Canadian Wrestling Championships held at Brock University in St. Catharines. After an exceptional day of matches showcasing Canada’s top junior wrestling athletes, Steffler, who now wrestles for Western University, was crowned national junior champion in the 55-kilogram division, while Brock University athletes Brouillette (59kg) and Rowe (74kg) both captured gold in their weight classes. SUBMITTED

Mining gold

Three Barrie-trained wrestlers competed in last weekend's ASICS Junior Canadian Wrestling Championships and brought home gold.

South Simcoe Police cruiser

Driving while suspended

BRADFORD WEST GWILLIMBURY – A local man's lead foot led to his arrest in the Bond Head area Thursday night.

Repeat offender

A Barrie man who told city police he had no good reason for stealing was charged with theft after gardening gloves were taken from a shopping mall.

Craig Busch of the Busch Group of Companies won the Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur Award of Excellence in 2014. Mark Wanzel Photo

Carrying a torch

Craig Busch said he has nothing but respect for athletes competing in the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

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